Washington eighth-graders win two of three at Fairfield
FAIRFIELD — The Washington eighth-grade boys’ basketball team opened its season by winning two of its three games at Fairfield on Thursday night.
The Demon A team defeated the Trojans 47-41. Mason Rich scored 15 points to lead Washington, and he also had two assists, a steal and a rebound. Drake Brezina added eight points and four rebounds, and Noah Enfield had eight points, two assists, two rebounds and a steal. Michael Gier chipped in six points, six rebounds and two assists, and Bryce Sinn had six points, five rebounds and a steal. Tanner Coleman had two points, two rebounds, a steal and an assist in the contest, and Collin Zear had two points, two boards and an assist. John Dillon contributed two rebounds and a steal.
“We were very proud of how they played in the first game after only six practices,” Washington head coach Mark Berhow said. “They passed the ball well and moved without the ball very well. We responded to their pressure with good control and valued the ball for the most part. It was a very solid team victory.”
The Washington B team defeated Fairfield 29-21. Ryan Loy scored 11 points to lead the Demons, and he also had two steals, a rebound and an assist. John Sands added six points, six rebounds and a steal. Aaron Vittetoe had five points, three steals, a rebound and an assist, and Coleman also scored five points. Zear chipped in two points, two rebounds and an assist. Jack Carter had three rebounds and two assists in the contest, and Michael Dillon had two assists and a rebound. John Dillon had a steal, a rebound and an assist, while Matthew Wheeler had a rebound and an assist in the game.
Fairfield edged the Washington C team 12-10. Michael Dillon had four points, two rebounds and a steal to lead the Demons. Wheeler, Dylan Kinman and David Mares each chipped in two points. Mares and Carter both had a pair of assists in the contest, while Wheeler and Reid Basten both had one. Kinman pulled down a team-high three rebounds, while Mares, Carter and Basten each had two. Joey Deidrich had one rebound. Kinman and Carter both had a steal in the game.
The Washington eighth-grade boys’ basketball team will travel to WACO on Tuesday and then host Edward Stone on Thursday. Both games will tip off at 4:30 p.m.